Lots Of Options In The 42′ Sportfish Market Including New Boats

Lots Of Options In The 42′ Sportfish Market Including New Boats

By HMY Contributor   December 5, 2017

The current 42' sportfish yacht market is quite robust with many different options on the table including both new and pre-owned boats. HMY Yacht Sales has nine 42' Vikings in stock and available right now so if this is the boat you've had your eye on, we definitely have you covered. Perfectly sized and ready for anything from offshore blue water fishing and diving to cruising with the family and island hopping, you truly can't go wrong with a 42-footer. 

2018 Viking Yachts 42' Convertible 

If this sharp, brand-new 2018 Viking Yachts 42 Convertible appears to be the perfect mid-size sportfish/day boat it's because well...she absolutely is. With her rakish good looks, spacious interior areas and a cockpit built for serious fishing, this 2018 Viking 42 is sure to satisfy. Featuring a standard interior layout making use of 16' of beam, this 42 Viking includes a forward stateroom, twin berths beneath the command deck, a full head and shower, a compact galley to starboard and a dinette to port. Viking does also have available an alternative layout with accommodations for four in two private staterooms along with two heads, each with a fiberglass shower stall. This vessel comes complete with Viking’s signature observation mezzanine on the cockpit and a flying bridge that exhibits every amenity found on its larger siblings. 

2018 Viking Yachts 42' Sport Coupe

For the Viking Yacht Company, creating a model within a model has been a successful path and this is so clearly demonstrated by the Viking 42 Convertible and 42 Open, which share the same hull with uniquely different deck and interior arrangements. The popularity of these new models has encouraged Viking to expand this theme with a pair of new 42s with striking profiles and special features that showcase Viking’s ability to broaden the appeal of this versatile hull - enter the 2018 Viking 42 Sport Coupe. This beautiful day boat has many spectacular features to offer her new owners including dual mezzanine seating in the cockpit, a comfortable command center on the main deck and exceptional accommodations below. She is a fantastic vessel for cruising the open water thanks to a seakindly ride and slow-speed agility. Her onboard amenities are icing on the cake. 

REEL FAITH - 2014 Viking Yachts 42' Open

The REEL FAITH represents a pristine example of a late model 2014 Viking 42'. She is turn key in every respect and as a dual purpose yacht she is ready to tournament fish or cruise over to the Bahamas today. This 42' Open has been Captain maintained with an open checkbook and she is a highly optioned vessel. Her maneuverability and quality craftsmanship are sure to impress. Below deck accommodation include a master forward with queen bed, centerline berth with private head access, a guest stateroom aft with side by side bunks and dinette seating can sleep one for a total of 5 berths. High gloss cabinetry is found throughout. Her command deck features a center console helm full walkaround and raised for improved visibility with three helm chairs. REEL FAITH comes complete with a tuna tower and a spacious cockpit with highlights like mezzanine seating and engine room access.


PELAGIC PREDATOR - 2014 Viking Yachts 42' Convertible


"Pelagic Predator" is a very well maintained 42 Sport Tower. She features a Seakeeper 5, low hour QSC- 600 Cummins Diesels with Zeus pods, extended warranties, Custom Stars and Stripes colored hull, Garmin Electronic package, SAT TV, Flir Camera, teak helm pod and much more. Her Seakeeper was installed by the Viking Service Center in the Fall of 2016 and makes running and fishing in larger seas very comfortable. Comes with not only a Cummins extended warranty in place until MAY 2022 or 3000 hours as well as a Zeus Pods extended warranty in place until MAY 2021 or 2000 hours.


SEA BIRD - 2013 Viking Yachts 42' Convertible 

With only one caring owner and verly light use since her delivery, SEA BIRD is a phenomenal chance for you to own an immaculate and fully-loaded Viking 42 Convertible. There are many notable options on board this vessel including, factory fiberglass hardtop, Costa rigid panel 3-sided enclosure, (6) rod rocket launcher on aft flybridge rail, teak helm pod, Rupp Outriggers, cockpit Freezer, refrigerated step box, Lewmar Windlass (Gypsy and Drum, and black window mask with built-in window - just to mention a few highlights. Up on the flybridge her helm chair is upgraded Teak with stainless steel pedestal bases. This sportfish is just as ready to raise big game fish as she is ready to take the family on a luxurious cruise to the Bahamas. SEA BIRD features a lovely, well-configured interior including a spacious salon with upgraded sofa, a dinnette and well-equipped, step-down galley. A forward facing window in the deck house is a unique touch and brings in more natural light. Continuing below deck, guests are accommodated by the two stateroom, two head layout with an ensuite master. 

BLUE PEARL - 2013 Viking Yachts 42' Open 

The BLUE PEARL is an exceptional choice for both a family fishing boat or a serious tournament contender. All mechanical services have recently been performed. With new bottom paint and a full detail, she's looking good and ready to go. Powered by twin Cummins QSC 600 diesels and the proven and popular Zeus pod-drive propulsion system, the fiberglass deckhouse fully opens to the 120-square-foot teak cockpit with twin mezzanine seating, while a roof overhang shields the spray and sun. Fitted with a custom tuna tower to enhance visibility, the boat ensures fishing prowess with speedy maneuverability provided by the joystick controls.

The command deck features custom teak decking to match the cockpit, includes a center console helm station, three pedestal chairs with teak ladder backs, port and starboard lounge seating with stowage below, and two-step access to the cockpit. Below deck accommodations include a walk-around custom queen-size bed in the master stateroom forward. A twin berth stateroom aft beneath the command deck separates the salon, heads and galley. This boat includes the optional “wet head” that provides a second head in the boat just as you enter the cabins below. Optional custom features include a 550 GPD Sea Recovery Watermaker, Swim Platform and ladder, Lewmar V2 Windlass, Eskimo 250 crushed ice machine, custom tables for mezzanine seating, and a teak cockpit sole, mezzanine step and command deck.

APPLESEEDS - 2013 Viking Yachts 42' Open 

With her snow white hull and good looking profile, APPLESSEEDS is a striking Viking 42' Open that has been well-maintained since delivery. She is powered by a pair of Cummins QSC 600s with Zeus drive making her a high-performer with ideal maneuvering capabilities. Her well-sized cockpit is the perfect fishing platform with features such as a transom fish box, mezzanine cockpit, Awlgrip lazarette, recessed dockside boxes with fiberglass door, refrigerated mezzanine chill box, transom live well, side boarding Ladder, Release Marine teak battle saddle rocket launcher, hydraulic hinged mezzanine easy access to engine room, Rupp revolution riggers, (2) Fore and aft insulated fish boxes, (4) Rod holders in cover boards and (6) Tower leg rod holders. 

DRILLER - 2012 Viking Yachts 42' Convertible 

DRILLER is another prime example of the very popular 42' Viking Convertible. She has upgraded 600HP Cummins engines that have been recently serviced, along with a top-of-the-line electronics package. Her flybridge rivals that of Viking's larger models and it features an upgraded teak helm chair, electronic single-lever controls for helm pod and three-sided Costa enclosure. Below deck accommodations include two staterooms and two heads. The master cabin is ensuite. A salon and compact galley complete the interior. Like any Viking sportfish, the cockpit on this 42' Convertible was built to raise fish and it includes features like Murray Brothers (6) rod rocket launcher with rigging tray, transom live well with glass window and lights, (2) Wing rod holders, port & starboard. DRILLER's owner will consider trades. 

SUES SEABEE - 2011 Viking Yachts 42' Open

SUES SEABEE presents the perfect opportunity for you to own a low hour well-maintained Viking 42 Open. This boat has many upgrades and has been maintained to the highest degree. She has been lift kept since the day she was delivered new in 2012. The 42 open provides sleeping accommodations for up to 5 guests in 2 staterooms and a sofa conversion berth. There is a fully functional galley below and a full head with walk in stall style shower. Perhaps the best part of the SUES SEABEE is the Cummins/Zeus joystick pod controls. Extremely easy to maneuver and features the “Sky Hook” position keeping feature. Some of the list of upgrades included but not limited to are: Inverter system installed for overnight anchoring, remote mounted breakers in the galley, cablemaster, Eskimo ice maker, and a custom marlin tower with seating for up to 4 guests. She is powered by her reliable and efficient low hour Cummins QSC 600’s with Zeus drives. All services are up to date and she is ready to go fishing or cruising.


To view more Viking Yacht 42's, please visit: https://www.hmy.com/used/Viking-Yachts-For-Sale/42-Convertible/115 


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